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Comedy Central
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am PDT
. particularly in swing states controlled by republican legislatures like pennsylvania's voter i.d. law. what is the purpose of that law again pennsylvania's republican house majority leader? >> voter i.d. which is going to allow governor romney to win the state of pennsylvania. done. >> jon: but hey -- (laughter). -- this is just between us chickens, right? huh? i mean, when the mics and the cameras go on pick a lock, you know what i'm talking about? pick a lock. what's that red -- okay, so it's on. as it turns out, the voter i.d. laws ostensibly set up to stop nonexistent inn-person voter fraud have the residual effect of disenfranchising and suppressing actual eligible voters. disproportionately of the minority, poor, and elderly variety or, as they are sometimes known, democrats. (laughter) of course, that law has been challenged in the courts and we are expecting a ruling -- (laughter). all right, just roll the ruling. >> we have breaking news right now. a judge has issued a decision in pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law. >> jon: all those without voter i.d. must gay marry whils
WHUT
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in an unprecedented intrusion. the supreme court has rejected a challenge to a 2008 law granting immunity to telecom companies that aided the bush administration's warrantless domestic spy program. groups including the electronic frontier foundation and the american civil liberties union had brought the case, consolidating 33 different lawsuits against the company's after a lower court ruled that the firms are protected by congressionally mandated retroactive immunity. in appeals court upheld the case's dismissal last year. on tuesday, the supreme court declined to hear it without comment. the ruling could mark the end of legal attempts to hold the telecom firms accountable for the spying. in a statement, the electronic frontier foundation said -- the justice department as filed a lawsuit accusing the banking giant wells fargo of making reckless mortgage loans that ultimately cost the federal government hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance claims. wells fargo is alleged to abuse the federal housing ministration program by recklessly handing out loans and forcing the government to foot the bi
FOX Business
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
claims that the south carolina law that requires voters to show photo id discriminate against minorities, since there is four weeks remain to election day. that law will not be allowed to go into effect until, however, next year. arguments in the supreme court case today could change affirmative action policies. shannon bream has the report. >> what we want? diversity. >> today, the supreme court was taxed with deciding just how far colleges and universities can go, if at all, when it comes to factoring rates into their admissions decision. abigail fisher said that she didn't get into the university of texas at austin, claiming that let's are qualified minorities were given preference over her simply because she is white. >> i hope that the court rules that as soon as race and ethnicity should not be a part of admission. reporter: as i understand their position, race is balanced against other issues, like socioeconomics, the strength of the classes people tell, it is never a standalone. >> we have made a great deal of progress on our campus and throughout the united states. >> something
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 8:45am EDT
to agree with you with their level of investments. >> second row on the side. >> after rule of law committee for the oceans, in the mid century, nicholas said geography was one of the most important factors in foreign affairs because it was the most permanent. this year we just saw the arctic icecap dropped another 750,000 square kilometers and appears to be opening more this session. what do you think this trend will mean not next year or even next decade but in a generation as that becomes more open for russia and canada in particular. >> nicholas pikeman is someone i devote a whole chapter to in this book because he is very provocative and here is the man who when it was unclear that china where defeat japan, predicted that china who is our ally at the time would become our adversary for geographical reasons and also said when europe was fighting for its life against germany, united europe could be a competitor for the united states. she was very clear volume. in terms of the arctic icecap, this is playing out over decades. if you had an arctic open for shipping and a close frie
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 1:00pm PDT
correspondent mike emanuel. >> the law says mass layoffs are coming, notices should go out 60 days ahead. obama administration that isn't necessary since many are hoping a deal will be struck to avoid the cuts. even so, a ceo i talked to he will be up front with his employees. >> it makes it challenging. people come to work. we've got some of the best people in the country working for us. they come every day, they want to design the best systems that our fighters need, but it's challenging. when they sit around kitchen table at night. honey, what is going to happen? it's tough because they don't know. >> reporter: obama administration is telling contractors if they get sued for not sending out layoff notices the government will pick up the tack. lockheed martin will hold off telling workers, but two kron man sent a letter saying quote, should you rely on that guidance and fail to comply with the warren acted requirement, will you be setting up your company for serious legal and financial reprosper cushions. graham sounds pretty upset. >> in 2007, senator obama wanted to extend the notice requir
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
are your thoughts? >> caller: i just think it's unfortunate that today we need this kind of law we. look at the ayaan to leave the unemployment rate on its higher among black and it is white, so there's still discrimination going on in this country, and we still need this law. it's really unfortunate. >> host: will be in jacksonville florida, independent. your thoughts are next, willie. >> caller: yes, good morning. it must not be enough highly educated black institutions say i have to go to harvard to get a certain education. we don't have -- we reached the same criteria. we are still lacking and i get an education at the school. i just don't understand. they have no qualified school that is on the same level with these schools and professors on the same level. uc-irvine saying? >> host: here is the 28 president of the university of texas at austin writing in today's wall street journal traer. he writes history repeats itself when they are in an ironic way the university of texas goes before the supreme court to defend the missions. it lasted 62 years ago when he men's white and african
KCSMMHZ
Oct 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
a book that teaches us a law -- a lot. it forces us to look at china in a different way. >> mo yan has been criticized for being too close to the chinese communist party. more discussion is sure to follow. >> that is the purpose of the nobel prize. whether you agree with the nobel committee or not, the prize is guaranteed to raise awareness of the author. >> up to now, his books have not found a large audience in germany, but in frankfurt, that already looks certain to change. >> our cultural affairs correspondent has been following the announcement from the frankfurt book fair, and i asked by the swedish academy decided to honor mo yan. >> the obvious question is whether the price comes with a political message from sweden to beijing. it is difficult to answer that. it is a difficult question because mo yan is certainly not a dissident like a man who get the peace prize a couple of years ago. he is even a member of the communist party of china and has been that for many years, but he is not a party soldier at all. he has even been banned at times. some of his books were not available
PBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm PDT
reforms. and we want a new election law. the current election law is unacceptable. >> the muslim brotherhood says it will boycott the upcoming elections, which could damage the legitimacy of any future parliament. >> back here in germany, there is a year to go until elections, but there's already a taste of campaigning in the air. >> the social democrats picked former finance minister peer steinbruck to challenge the prime minister. then and now, he has gone into this for a spot of bother, and it is all about money. he has been a favorite on the election circuit. h>> but his critics want to know exactly how much and who he has been speaking to. after days of pressure, he is caving in. >> peer steinburck -- steinbruck left journalists out in the cold and was unwilling to respond to questions on income, either, though he received no payment here. previously, he had announced he would shed more light on earnings outside parliament. auditors are now reviewing newly-released documents. after all, he has often adjust experts in the financial world for a fee. legally, he has done nothin
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
to the pills that bring a pregnancy to an end. it's a radical and controversial step. the law on abortion is very different in northern ireland. it's only allowed in highly restricted circumstances. so only a small number of medical abortions using tablets will be provided here. many other women will still have to travel if they want a termination. because they won't meet the legal requirements in northern ireland. >> i think there will still be a lot of women that have to come to the u.k. because they don't need the legal cry tia of currently in northern ireland. so we'll be treating very small numbers of women. but actually we still want to offer those women choice and access to really good health care and advice. >> abortion provokes a particularly heated debate in northern ireland. it's so heavily restricted that many believe it's entirely illegal. official figures show between 30 and 40 a year are carried out by the m.h.s. the government is facing pressure to publish up to date guidelines. pro life campaigners say this clinic is a blatant challenge to the values of northern ireland.
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
through the internet, according to a law enforcement source, both men in the connecticut case appeared in their united kingdom prison jump suits, then they were handcuffed and being led in and standard practice the handcuffs were taken off for the legal proceeding. they will also, of course, face more legal proceedings down the road. >> richard roth in new york, thanks so much. >>> now to some other very pressing domestic matters. the new jobs report, it's become a political football with the election just a month away, the labor department says 114,000 jobs were created in september with the unemployment rate coming in at 7.8% now. that's a drop of .3% from august. no spuurprise that in this seas there's different views of the same number. the chairman of economic advisers says friday's employment report provide further evidence that the u.s. economy is continuing to heal from the wounds inflicted by the worst downturn since the great depression. jack welch tweeted this, unbelievable jobs numbers, these chicago guys will do anything, can't debate so change the numbers. and the partisa
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
accessibility for insurance. we need affordability for insurance. this current law is not going to do that. it will continue to drive up health-care costs and the cost of insurance premiums. >> you have 90 seconds. >> let me tell you why -- why i have dedicated my life to the idea that everyone should have access to decent health care. there's a woman in connecticut who has worked hard all her life and so has her husband. her husband was switching jobs and in between those two jobs, during the week he was unemployed, their son was diagnosed with cancer. when it would to get insurance on her husband's new plan, they would not provide for because he had a pre-existing condition. one week or two weeks of a lifetime and they didn't have insurance. they lost everything. they lost their house, their savings, they became destitute simply because an illness happened at the wrong time. there is no repeal and replace plan. republicans in washington have voted to repeal is built 33 times that have never offered a replacement. we'd to protect this bill and perfected going forward. matters for small bu
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> hi, public international law policy group. while growing prospects to use the for u.s. influence in the region, especially given the security problems in a recent embassy attacks and challenges await governance and weak institutions. >> a great book to read on that it's not too much promised land by aaron david miller. he is a great section on how strong we think we are in the region and what we can get done and what the people on the ground think we can get done. we need to work with our allies. we need to talk to local intelligence services. that's a big problem now. we've lost contact in the intelligence services that we provide information about the bad guy. >> at huge cost -- i mean, it's not like there's any great nostalgia for the egyptians, right? >> the thing is we have a great relationship. at the end of his life, gadhafi, when condoleezza rice visited a think in 2006 or 2007, i think nixon's visit, vice president nixon's visit in 1967 or 68 was the big achievement of the bush administration put forward that they brought libya back in the cold. yes, there were human rig
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
. and overnight, several law enforcement sources tell me they do believe it is jessica ridgeway, who has been missing nearly a week. the gruesome scene found overnight, just off this roadside, in a remote arvada, colorado, park. >> this afternoon, a body was discovered. >> reporter: investigators worked under the floodlights of a fire truck. >> the arvada police department and the westminster police department are working jointly with additional resources to process that crime scene. >> reporter: police haven't officially identified the body. but sources tell abc news, it is the missing 10-year-old. earlier wednesday, police announced jessica's parents are not suspects in her disappearance. >> the focus shifts to an unknown suspect, as we think that she was abducted. >> reporter: y >> we don't want any parent, any parent, to ever experience this in their whole entire life. >> reporter: the body was found about seven miles from jessica's home in westminster, colorado, and about seven miles from the town of superior, where her backpack and water bottle were found sunday, left on a sidewalk. the
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
you remember sandra fluke, the georgetown law student targeted by some conservative pundits? she, of course, is a well-known obama supporter. while she obviously disagrees with dash's choice for president, she is standing up for dash's right to speak freely about her choice, which we all should do, quite frankly. paul ryan even took a little break from his debate prep to call dash and thank her for her support as well. >> this is america and you have a right to your opinion and don't have to be beat up for it. >>> taking a break from campaigning for her husband to co-host god morning america. >>> humans were made to make things. that's why we have thumbs. we've gotten away from making so much. there's that instinctive drive for people to create. i like to think that the tech shop helps to rekindle that in people and get them back to being makers. it could be tiny things or big, world-changing things. all the things that people do here really excite me. how do you get from here... let's say you want to get ahead in your career. to here? at university of phoenix we're moving career
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 11:00am EDT
can practice our laws as we see fit. >> more about harriet beecher stowe's this weekend as booktv, american history tv and c-span local content vehicles with behind-the-scenes at the history of literary life of augusta, maine and noon eastern on booktv on c-span2 and sunday at 5:00 p.m. on american history tv on c-span3. >> michael grunwald presents his thoughts on the $800 billion stimulus bill, the american recovery reinvestment act signed into law by president obama on february 17, 2009. this is about 50 minutes. [applause] >> thanks, all of you, for coming and braving the rain. i am thrilled to start by 4 in new york. my wonderful parents are here. the only new yorkers who go to florida to visit their grandchildren. there are a lot of facts and figures and fun characters and colorful stories. i knew it was going to be controversial and it would be revisionist history of the obama stimulus and everybody hates the obama stimulus. obama he did too. a year after it passed a percentage of americans who believe the stimulus created jobs was lower than the percentage of americans w
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 1:00am EDT
of market and media could act as a surveillance tool for law enforcement -- law enforcement and public health officials. is it possible we could integrate accreditation with in this form of marketing? that is a larger question to ask. facebook's terms and conditions say you cannot be an online pharmacy on facebook on bless you are certified, but we do not know what that certification requires, and our site is still up. and cooperation. if this is a surveillance methods, you should be providing this information to the manufacturers, chief public health officials, and law enforcement to actively follow up. i will and the presentation. if you want more information, you can contact myself. i do not know if we have enough time for questions. we would be happy to take them. i want to thank the partnership for safe medicine for their support and a professor and the institute of health studies and all his leadership in our particular research. thank you very much. [applause] >> i have a softball question. hopefully. one of the things you mentioned about social media, we have four or five diffe
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
chinese law, these companies can be compelled to give their government access to any information they may uncover. >> thanks. here at home, italian american gathered in new york city fort annual columbus day parade. for the first time since really anybody can remember, the guest of honor, christopher columbus, stayed indoors. just like they do every year at this time, community leaders laid a wreath at the base of a monument in columbus circle. but this year -- >> i call it an abomination. >> rick: a jungle of scaffolding separates folks on the ground from the explorer's statue above. >> not exactly a tribute to the great navigator or to the civilization he represented. >> rick: for more than a century, columbus stood on top of a six story column in the middle of this busy intersection. today he's no longer visible from far away. yet folks are seeing him like never before. >> it's amazing engeneral newt at its best. >> a japanese artist built a modern day living room around the statue skin sited the public inside. >> it's very hard to walk in here without just breaking into a smile. >> sh
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of security, the cousins of the banking system, in-laws in security as well, and military. so the reality is, this is a family business. >> narrator: like saddam hussein in iraq, assad's ba'ath party repressed any ethnic or religious challenges. >> the ba'ath party promised to get rid of sectarianism. he demanded, and for the most part the syrian population was receptive to, this faustian bargain that the syrian people would accept less freedom and liberty in return for stability. >> narrator: he took in millions in soviet military aid and formed an alliance with iran, which still endures. >> the relationship with iran is very unusual. syria is a secular state ruled by a secular arab nationalist party, the ba'ath party. iran is an islamic republic. so they don't seem to be a marriage made in heaven. but it's a symbiotic relationship that's based on strategic necessity. >> it's not a particularly natural alliance, if you will. but for reasons of common enmity towards iraq, towards israel and other regions, they did form this alliance that has been the strongest, the most enduring in the regio
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
a propose to support the same-sex marriage law. officials say it's inappropriate given her job as chief diversity officer. students are split on the decision to put her on leave. >> when you're in certain roles on campus, as the president, that separation of personal and private life is gone. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote. in my opinion. and people are reading too much into it. >> we went to mccaskill's home but got n answer. the university president says he'll use this time that mccaskill is on leave to determine what to do next. >>> a syrian passenger plane that was grounded in turkey is back on its way to damascus. fighter jets forced the jet to land. turkey -- they exchanged fire across the border. the film maker behind the ante muslim movie denies violating the terms of his probation from a bank fraud conviction. he appeared in a courtroom yesterday. prosecutors are trying to revoke his probation and send him back to prison for two years. they say he violated several times of his probation. you receive has been in jail wit
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
rule of law, no longer the best. we still have a work ethic bear. if you're going to invest one place in this planet, it would be here. so we've got to get beyond. we don't have the divine right to success. we got to get immigration rights, fiscal policy right, otherwise it's another gift call shale oil. my god, the most profligate energy nation the planet. kaaba tenants that i know you miss it all that energy. were going to give you one more shot. let's hope you do this one right. so we have a problem. we should diagnose the problem. if you look at america today, why are we going to 2%? this one i can't prove. but i believe that europe isn't going to sink us, but there's a huge wet blanket out here in the wet blanket to name resolving uncertainty, real insurgency on taxes, policies, fiscal cliff. we have this constant business, not just a minute, the regulatory bee gees. i travel around america. wherever i go come businesspeople are faced terrible. we've done it to ourselves, folks. get rid of that wet blanket and it will take off. there's a great article that someone reprinted in "t
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
they in particular could be violating u.s. laws. it fails to prove any wrongdoing but will refer cases to the fbi and justice department. in response, huawaei says despite our best effort the committee seems to have a predetermined outcome t employers many rumors and speculation that proves nonexistent accusations. this report is a high-profile and strong recommendation. it says, treasury's committee on foreign investment in the united states should block acquisitions, takeovers or mergers initiated by these companies. the treasury department has not responded to requests for comment. tracy? tracy: rich edson, thanks for following all that for us. >>> well tax reform is unwith with most devisive issues the presidential campaign with both president obama and gop nominee mitt romney sharing drastic revision tax code. the tax foundation examines romney's plan and how it could affect the economy and of course your tax bill. here is the president scott hodge. scott, give us the headline. is it good or bad for the economy. >> it is very good, tracy. when we analyze the plan using sort of a dynamic mode
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
most of the financial institute would say listen, we would go ahead and we would be making more laws, we would be investing more on behalf of the people we represent. but we are not going to make loans -- we will see on the cpb there was a credit card act of 2009 there was a provision, it is an example of the pendulum swing too far one way, that if you were, it was pretty specific, if you were a stay-at-home mom, not a number of a household, so you could be married, have a full-time companion, if that other person work and used it on, you couldn't get access to credit. because you didn't have a job to stay home. now, the cfpb didn't fix it. of everyone else feels about the cpb in terms of the kind thing system are not doing but that's one thing i think they did get right. but that's just one small example of a credit issue. >> look, dodd-frank was written in anger. it was. people are angry and they're trying to cover up their own involvement in this deal. the second thing about that, it had 250 some required new regulations, and 150 some suggested new regulations. >> many of which ha
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm PDT
institute says the president team may be breaking the law by failing to properly screen credit card transactions. opening the way for cash from foreign donors and others ineligible to contribute. >> they literally by the own accounting accepted millions of dollars in donations. there were only four of five digits. why is that important? the other campaigns if you look at the campaign solicitations, don't have that problem. >> bret: the obama campaign responded saying they do not accept it from foreign nationals. democrats reportedly took out $8 million in loans meaning the party has more debt than cash on hand. "washington post" says it is unclear how much of the president $181 million fundraising haul in september go to dnc, the party. obama administration cared more about appearances than security for its diplomatic outposts in libya. that is what a congressional republican is charging. catherine herridge has new information on how dangerous it was before last month's deadly assault in benghazi. >> documents obtained by the house government oversight committee show the mission in
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 12:00am PDT
of president obama's health care reform law. >> when times are tough, you decide where you've got to cut. but i am telling you, we don't do it on the backs of our seniors. this is not an entitlement program, like a lot of people in washington call it. it's not an entitlement. it's something you have all paid into since your high school job, just like i did. >> reporter: she's in a dead- heat race with republican chris collins, a former erie county executive and businessman. collins says he supports changes to medicare, but stops well short of endorsing the ryan budget. >> i never said i support the ryan plan. the ryan plan is in the past. it's a romney budget. and that's what i'm looking forward to being a part of the debate in. >> reporter: for hochul, the ryan budget is a political opportunity. >> the ryan budget last year, when they were trying to privatize social security and turn it into a voucher program, it allowed me to show the crystal clear differences between myself and my opponent, a year and a half ago. and the person i'm running against this time, has not only said-- his words are
KCSMMHZ
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
and germany, there are even laws in place requiring refiners to blend renewable fuels into the gas supply. the aim is to ease global dependency on oil and protect the environment. increasingly, farmers are therefore growing crops for fuel rather than food -- because it's more lucrative. this development is particularly acute in the us. almost 40% of the corn harvest is used for fuel. 37% becomes animal feed. that leaves just 11% for food, while 13% is exported. the german world hunger organization is alarmed. >> obviously demand for biofuel -- which has political support -- is one of the main causes of the shortage of agricultural goods. more than 8% of the world grain production is used to make bio ethanol. it puts the agricultural sector under enormous pressure and leads to price hikes. >> poor countries are especially hard hit. because they lack their own resources, they are forced to import grain. but prices are increasingly prohibitive. >> for people living off the equivalent of one euro a day and spending 50 to 60 cents on food staples, the inevitable result is hunger. >> the slight
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
since in her view he must have surely broken some laws. her comments were made during the time abu hamza railed against britain from his mosque in north london. or a fourth stray of straight day, syria and turkey traded tre today. l 's the least sign syria's civil war is now expanding into a threat to regional security. correspondent holly williams is in istanbul. in il reporter: syria's civil war is spilling over its borders. today, the turkish village of guvecci was hurt by two mortar shells. nobody was hurt it & it's thought they were a mistake. the turkish military returns fire for the fourth day in a row. turkey has openly sided with the eebels in syria's conflict, confh so far, it hasn't intervened directly. now some fear that border skirmishes between the two countries could escalate into a regional war. on wednesday, a mortar bomb fired from syria killed five civilians in a turkish border town, including a mother and her three children. in response, the turkish parliament voted to approve the use of force against syria if it's deemed necessary. today, turkey's department prime mi
WHUT
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
ministry suggesting that the chinese telecommunications companies operate within the law, but they have gained their success through their own commercial competitiveness and that they should not be singled out by u.s. congressional committees for criticism in this way. so it appears the chinese government is already lining up in defense. this is a damning report from an official body singling out two companies by name and suggesting that they simply have not done enough over the course of this investigation to demonstrate that they are free from influence from beijing. >> my understanding is the foreign ministry has done slightly more than just condemn this. have they not said this is the result of some kind of prejudice in america of chinese companies? >> in a sense, that is in the context in which there is a kind of growing focus on the issues of their trade and open access. i think we are beginning to get the sense that china feels, particularly in the run-up to the u.s. presidential election, that it is being unfairly targeted. i think the foreign ministry statement times with some
WHUT
Oct 10, 2012 7:30am EDT
next month. >> the island are inherent japanese territory. international law and history confirmed this. japan controls the islands, while china and taiwan claim them. saito hopes japan can solve the dispute in a rational and peaceful way. he said it helped him to understand the historical context. he said he supports a peaceful settlement of the issue. saito told reporters japan has no plan to raise the issue at meetings. japan and china are also expected to take part in the summit and cambodia. >>> japan and taiwan are discussion whether or not to resume talks about fishing rights around the islands. japanese officials say they will kid china's views before returning to the negotiating table. the talks have been stalled more than three years. senior officials last month discussed the timing for reopening the talks. taiwan's leaders want to start as soon as possible the they want access to the areas, tuna fishing groun ining ground. they think the discussions will improve ties and keep china in check. relations between china and taiwan have deteriorated since they nationalized the isla
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am PDT
carolina's voter id law, but it also said that this law can't go into you effect until next year. new voting legislation across the country has unleashed an explosive battle over who counts and your right to vote could be at stake. that's why we have this for you. cnn's documentary special called voters in america, who counts. it's joe johns. he is awesome, and it's sunday night at 8:00 eastern. i highly recommend you tune in to watch. thank you for watching us. do appreciate it. my friend and my league and a very smart lady suzanne malveaux takes over the reigns now with "newsroom international." >>> welcome to "newsroom international." i'm suzanne malveaux. we're going around the world in 60 minutes. here's what's going on right now. >> people w work at the u.s. embassy in yemen for more than 20 years shot dead. men on motorcycles, they ambushed his car, and she they killed him. officials in yemen say it looks like the work of al qaeda. more of what we know about the killing and why he may have in justple of minutes, revelation teammates of superstar cyclist lance armstrong. one say
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, but there are an offshoot of cia and then in lebanon where those powerful group in lebanon is has the law. so they want to break that up. the u.s. was to write that up. israel wants to break that up. the fall of assad is desirable in that sense follow the doe wants syria to implode altogether and break up and cause a free-for-all of surrounding powers that would cause a regional and even international conflagration that would be a danger in all of this and inside syria it has become very, very apparent, the longer this conflict goes on the more sectarian this because about 12, 13 percent of the country, christians about 10% for the most part support the assad regime because it has -- very secularized. and therefore there will be a buffer against any sort of conservative state from developing. the regime that, as you said earlier in the aftermath, if that should happen, there could be retribution and revenge against these minorities who have supported the regime. and so the nature of the crisis has become very sectarian whereas the opposition is almost entirely soon the arab. they will put out and allie
CW
Oct 7, 2012 8:30am PDT
on and the ingredients in and what is it, again, that triggered your interest in law to tell people about this? >> we do believe that genetically engineered food specifically are problematic. are there health concerns that lead to allergies and other effects showing up in the studies that have been done. environmental problems. just yesterday, the new york time his a story about the massive increases in pesticide use over the last 15 years of genetically-engineered crops, directly tied to the crops. >> is your goal to end genetically modified food? >> our goal is to give consumers the choice. that is how the market's supposed to work, give consumers the information and we decide voiding -- voting with our dollars and making the choices of what we eat and feed our families and what we want in the food system. >>> local baseball fans, this is not the time to get too concerned. not yet. >> no, can you get nervous. the play-off started off on the wrong foot for the green and gold and orange and black. but, today is another day. highlights in the weekend. continues. cerned over clashes between syria and turk
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am PDT
. >> translator: yes, love happens. that's fine. but in this society, they've done something wrong. the law allows it. society doesn't. >> reporter: back at the shelter, the couple knows they've put their family through a lot. but they say they have no regrets. we wouldn't have been killed had it not been for the love commandos. even though they don't know what's next, they're happy to be alive and together. cnn, new delhi. >>> we have live pictures for you now, this is roswell, ynew mexico, as felix baumgartner is getting into this capsule and he is going to start the ascent. the estimated time is 1:40 for launch. he'll go 23 miles up and then jump. what we know is that he's been working for seven years to beat this record. it was held by colonel joe kitinger in 1960. 52 years ago, he jumped from 1002 feet up. this time will be 120,000 feet. imagine if you're on a jetliner and you're flying cross-country. you're at about 35,000 to 40,000 feet. he's going up to 120,000. he'll get out it to the end of the capsule and he will jump wearing his pressurized suit, wears about 100 pounds. and he will fl
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
subcommittee he passed laws related to all the issues i mentioned, child care, family medical leave, education, child health and child abuse prevention. someone to thank senator dodd for all that, but also for inspiring this report, and i turned over to to you. [applause] >> well, good morning, and it's wonderful to see such a great turnout this morning, to be a part of this news of this report card. i'm delighted to be with you. i think very much first focus for their work as well as save the children, that in place to be associated with for many, many years, and proud of the fact that they are located connecticut as well. we like things local pride, and to bob casey, my former colleague and different from pennsylvania who is just a tremendous job. he said wonderful commitment in history deeply committed to the issue children and families, to the united states congress. so it's an honor to be with them. jennifer, we thank you immensely. you've let your celebrity but also your mind and your commitment to these issues, and we thank you immensely for the work you do. being a mother herself of yo
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
as related to the health care law earlier this year and that has not been necessarily resolved, but as you take a look, i believe, do we have the pew poll that we can show you, this is the latest catholic pew poll and relates to catholic voters and president obama right now, 54% for mitt romney, 39%. so a sizable lead in the pew research. >> peter: and answers the question, it's not a monolithic group, it's tightening in this way. >> clayton: and thank you to father jonathan morris. >> alisyn: and i think he was-- some in the left are calling mitt romney a liar after wednesday's first presidential debate. and could that hurt democrats actually? our political panel is going to weigh in. >> peter: then, amazing video, a race car driver loses control. if you think it looks bad from here, wait until you see it from behind the wheel. wow. ♪ things have been a little strange. (sfx: sound of piano smashing) roadrunner: meep meep. meep meep? (sfx: loud thud sound) what a strange place. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. ♪ [ multiple sounds making
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
, is accusing vte of reselling equipment to the iranians in violation of u.s. law. cisco has ended its business relationship with zte. while the house committee on intelligence does not have the power to ban chinese communications equipment, it's warning that no one, verizon, comcast, at&t should be buying equipment from waway. >>> also in china, foxconn factories say they have the labor unrest under control. chinese workers were told take more care making your iphone. some americans report their iphones are scratched, brand new out of the box. >>> let's check the markets ahead of the bell. we'll turn to courtney reagan this morning. she's at cnbc world headquarters. good morning, courtney. >> reporter: hi, good morning to you, scott. futures are a bit lower as the markets come off a positive week with the dow and s&p 500 rising more than 1%. the dow is about 550 points away from its all-time high. there's no economic data today but we'll get reports later this week on the trade deficit, import prices and consumer sentiment. earnings season kicks off tomorrow with alcoa's results after the bell
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